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Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO)
Cash from Financing
$3,488 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2016)

Cash from financing is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders.

For the three months ended in Apr. 2016, Bank of Montreal received $14 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $1,130 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $452 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $2,443 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Bank of Montreal earned $3,134 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Apr. 2016.


Definition

This is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders. In the calculation of free cash flow, cash from financing is not calculated because it is not related to operating activities.

Bank of Montreal's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Oct. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=118.622904031+529.789511238+691.223688905+-1650.90973956+-103.460577952
=-415

Bank of Montreal's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Apr. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=14.0427523795+1129.66141364+0+-452.488687783+2442.65876112
=3,134

Bank of Montreal Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was -2808.05410868 (Jul. 2015 ) + 3022.49082007 (Oct. 2015 ) + 140.061936937 (Jan. 2016 ) + 3133.87423935 (Apr. 2016 ) = $3,488 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Cash from financing contains five items:

1. Net Issuance of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing shares than it has paid to buy back shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares.

Bank of Montreal's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $14 Mil. Bank of Montreal received $14 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares.

2. Net Issuance of Debt:
Net issuance of debt is the cash a company received or spent through debt related activities such as debt issuance or debt repayment. If a company pays down its debt during the period, this number will be negative. If a company issued more debt, it receives cash and this number is positive.

Bank of Montreal's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $1,130 Mil. Bank of Montreal received $1,130 Mil from issuing more debt.

3. Net Issuance of Preferred:
A company may raise cash from issuing new preferred shares. It can also use cash to buy back preferred shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing preferred shares than it has paid to buy back preferred shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back preferred shares than it has received for issuing preferred shares.

Bank of Montreal's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $0 Mil. Bank of Montreal paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

4. Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Bank of Montreal's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $-452 Mil. Bank of Montreal spent $452 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

5. Other Financing:
Money spent or earned by company from other financial activities.

Bank of Montreal's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $2,443 Mil. Bank of Montreal received $2,443 Mil on other financial activities.


Related Terms

Cash Flow from Operations, Cash Flow from Investing, Net Issuance of Stock, Net Issuance of Debt, Dividends, Net Issuance of Preferred


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Bank of Montreal Annual Data

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
Net Issuance of Stock -104-2861531,00019112289-534119-434
Net Issuance of Debt 8,46213,712-8,636-240-5011,471405-1,3075302,756
Net Issuance of Preferred 06154645450284-401-193691151
Dividends -1,031-1,432-1,251-1,244-1,154-1,628-1,438-1,830-1,651-1,633
Other Financing 11,52846,507528-12122,70813,239-719-800-103-789
Cash from Financing 18,85559,116-8,742-6021,24413,487-2,064-4,664-41550

Bank of Montreal Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
Net Issuance of Stock 27353425-183-174-113112714
Net Issuance of Debt 00002,267-405-1,9732,9788351,130
Net Issuance of Preferred 031839600-324-245900
Dividends -462-471-439-318-403-446-424-421-392-452
Other Financing -48-10-41523-525-7-295-5-3302,443
Cash from Financing -483-128-492291,156-1,357-2,8083,0221403,134
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